P5 FutureNow


The futurenow light platform allows you to use P5 FutureNow relay/dimmer units as lights. Currently supported units:

Configuration Sample

To use your FutureNow units, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
light:
  - platform: futurenow
    driver: FNIP6x10ad
    host: 192.168.1.101
    port: 7078
    devices:
      5:
        name: Dimmer Channel 5
        dimmable: true

Configuration Variables

driver stringRequired

Type of the device. Currently FNIP6x10ad or FNIP8x10a.

host stringRequired

The IP address or hostname of your unit, e.g., 192.168.1.101.

port stringRequired

The TCP port, as set in the unit’s settings. Default is 7078.

devices mapRequired

List of output channels to set up as lights.

channel_number mapRequired

Output’s (light) properties.

name stringRequired

The name of the light.

dimmable boolean(Optional, default: false)

Set to true to enable dimming (FNIP6x10ad only).

Extended Configuration Sample

The following example configuration.yaml has two different FutureNow units with multiple channels:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
light:
  - platform: futurenow
    driver: FNIP6x10ad
    host: 192.168.1.101
    port: 7078
    devices:
      5:
        name: Dimmer Channel 5
      6:
        name: Dimmer Channel 6
        dimmable: true

  - platform: futurenow
    driver: FNIP8x10a
    host: 192.168.1.102
    port: 7078
    devices:
      1:
        name: Relay Channel 1
      2:
        name: Relay Channel 2